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MCZ Entomology 165024

Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Date Collected:

[date unknown] prior to 2014-07-14

Central America: Costa Rica: Puntarenas | Palmar

Media type: image, MCZ:Ent:165024 Identified as Danaus plexippus type status Voucher of Danaus plexippus.

(Media Record)(zoom/related)(full)

MCZ:Ent:165024 Danaus plexippus. Voucher.

Current Identification
Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Animalia Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera Glossata Heteroneura Papilionoidea Nymphalidae Danainae Danaini
Common Name(s): Monarch; monarch butterfly; monarque
Determiner: [no agent data]
Nature of ID: legacy

  • researcher code: Harvard66 [Freedman et al, 2020]

Part Condition Disposition Count
whole animal (pinned) unknown in collection 1 History

Attribute Value Determination On
sex Male By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
life stage Adult By: Whit Farnum
wing area 7.114 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing area 6.965 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing length 4.698 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing length 4.617 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing perimeter 11.014 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing perimeter 11.049 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing width 2.365 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing width 2.345 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing

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  • Continent:
  • Central America
  • Country:
  • Costa Rica
  • State/Province:
  • Puntarenas
  • dwc:highergeographyID:
  • http://vocab.getty.edu/tgn/1001491 linked data icon
  • Specific Locality:
  • Palmar
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • Palmar; DeptPuntarenas; CostaRica
  • Georeference:
  • 8.95248200, -83.466612 (Error radius: 10km) By: Whit Farnum on 2021-03-29 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • unknown
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1700-01-01 / 2014-07-14
  • Verbatim Date:
  • [no verbatim date data]
  • Collectors:
  • P. Allen; D. Allen

  • None

  • None

  • [Masked]

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